Look ahead to Spring 2011

Every now and then we get the chance to give you a quick peek at what’s coming from DC beyond the next few months. This time, we have a chance to peel back the curtain for a bit to show you some of the more notable collections that’ll be hitting stores next Spring — including an interplanetary war and the return of a much-loved hero.

DC Universe highlights for spring 2011 include:

SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN HC

Writers: Sterling Gates and James Robinson

Artists: Eddy Barrows, Aaron Lopresti, Jamal Igle, Eduardo Pansica, CAFU, Bernard Chang and others

Take a look at the variant covers to BATMAN AND ROBIN #12 and WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #1

Still recovering from that Cassaday image? Understandable. So are we. But we've got two more images that'll help get you to Tuesday with a smile on your face. Specifically, Andy Clarke's variant to BATMAN AND ROBIN #12 and Aaron Lopresti's WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #1 cover.

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NYT Bestselling Pop-Up creator Matthew Reinhart unveils DC SUPER HEROES: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK

Part of the wonderful thing about DC's library of characters is their versatility -- whether they're presented on the big screen, television, in comics or in other forms of media, they still continue to resonate with readers of all ages.

Case in point: DC SUPER HEROES: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK.

IAN SATTLER TALKS EMERALD CITY COMICON

Hey comics fan, got any plans this weekend? If you're like me you're at a bit of a crossroads during this time of year. The NFL season is over, the Olympics are over, Oscar Season is over...what are you supposed to do? Well fear not because Convention Season has just started! That's right, chances are that we'll be bringing the 2010 DC Nation Tour to a town near you sometime soon and trust me when I tell you that it's a show you won't want to miss.

Prepare for 'The 100 Minute War'

You read that correctly. An interstellar conflict waged at superspeed.

Could this be in any way related to THE WAR OF THE SUPERMEN, which we announced not too long ago?

Same thing, folks, and it's all hitting in May, courtesy of writers Sterling Gates and James Robinson.

An epic, defining battle for the Man of Steel unleashed in one month. Because super-beings that fly fast? Well, they fight pretty fast, too.

How about a look at the two ADVENTURE COMICS #7 covers?

The title is pretty ominous on its own: ADVENTURE COMICS STARRING BLACK LANTERN SUPERBOY. But what more can we reveal about the issue, which is written by Tony Bedard, with art by Travis Moore? Well, we're not saying a ton, but ADVENTURE COMICS editor Brian Cunningham has a few choice words to share. Take it away, Brian:

It's Diana vs. The Amazons in WONDER WOMAN #37

Writer Gail Simone and artist Bernard Chang unleash a civil war -- with the world hanging in the balance. Zeus has made Achilles ruler of the Amazons, and Diana finds herself in battle against the people she loves most. And what's the secret behind the sudden rash of pregnancies on Paradise Island? Find out some of the answers below, with a few preview pages. For more, make your way down to your shop today and pick up WONDER WOMAN #37.

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